Dailies 3/26/17: dead leaves, flying, a case study of Akinetic Mutism, & being acquainted w/ the night



Kathy Fagan – How We Looked


didn’t matter for once
because we were flying.

The crows we were
clothed in took a running

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Jane Lewty – Case Study #20: Akinetic Mutism 
[let’s say you came back too soon]

here is more space than
thought before
—and greater hunger—
where quiet is

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Robert Frost – Acquainted with the Night

I have been one acquainted with the night.
I have walked out in rain—and back in rain.
I have outwalked the furthest city light.

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Georgia Douglas Johnson – Dead Leaves

The breaking dead leaves ’neath my feet
A plaintive melody repeat,
Recalling shattered hopes that lie
As relics of a bygone sky.

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